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  1. Kao is an island and stratovolcano in Tonga. It reaches 1,030 m above sea level, the highest point in Tonga. The date of its last eruption is unknown, and fresh lava flows are not seen, but the absence of deep erosional gullies or high sea cliffs suggests a very recent origin. It lies about 6 km north of Tofua island. The slopes of the island rise at angles exceeding 35 degrees to the summit, which has a series of small volcanic craters. The island is densely jungled on its lower flanks, while the upper slopes are almost bare.
    • also known as 高岛, کائو
    • part of Tonga
  2. Kao a.k.a. Kuusamo Airport is an airport in Kuusamo, Finland. It is located 6 kilometres north-east from Kuusamo town centre.

There are other places with Kao in their name, like te kao, Kao Hsiung and gouadji kao.


  1. Kao a.k.a. Jirayu La-ongmanee, nicknamed Kao, is a Thai actor. He has starred in several Thai soap operas and films, and has done advertising and modelling work as well.
  2. Kao was a Japanese priest-painter whose work is considered typical of early Muromachi painting.

There are other people with Kao in their name, like Fei Kao, Kao Hom, Ken Kao, May Kao, Jack Kao, Jeff Kao, Jenn Kao, John Kao, Kao Deng, Kao Feng and many others.


  1. Kao is a fictional character from the 2008 film BitterSweet BoydPod The Short Film.
  2. Kao is a fictional character from the 1996 film Goodbye South, Goodbye.
  3. Kao is a fictional character in the 2009 drama film Princess Ka'iulani.
  4. Kao is a fictional character from the 2007 film Batanes.
  5. Kao is a fictional character from the 2005 film The White Countess.
  6. Kao is a fictional character from the 1970 film When Women Had Tails.
  7. Kao is a fictional character from the 1993 film All Men Are Brothers - Blood of the Leopard.

There are other characters with Kao in their name, like Li Kao and Richard Kao.


"Kao" a.k.a. "Face" is a 2000 Japanese film directed by Junji Sakamoto. At the 24th Japan Academy Prize it won one award and received four other nominations.


  1. Kao a.k.a. Kaō: A kaō or huāyā is a stylized signature or a mark used in east Asia in place of a true signature.
    • also known as Kaou
  2. Kao a.k.a. Kaō was a Japanese era name after Nin'an and before Jōan. This period spanned the years from April 1169 through April 1171. The reigning emperor was Takakura-tennō.
    • also known as 嘉應
  3. Kao a.k.a. Xaasongaxango Language: The Kassonke language, Xaasongaxango, or Western Maninka, is a Manding language spoken by the Khassonké of western Mali and by the Malinke of eastern Senegal. The Kassonke variety is a national language in Mali. The two varieties are 90% mutually intelligible, though distinct from the Mandinka of western Senegal, which is a national language there.
    • also known as Xasonga, Xaasonga, Khasonke, Khassonka, Xaasongaxango, Kasso, Kasonke, Kasson, Xasonke, Kassonke, Khassonké, Kassonke language
  4. Kao is a small lunar crater that is located near the eastern limb of the Moon. It lies near the southern edge of the Mare Smythii, a lunar mare that continues onto the far side of the surface. This crater lies to the east-southeast of the crater Widmannstätten. Less than a crater diameter to the north-northeast is the small crater Tucker.
    • also known as کائو, 高平子環形山
  5. Kao is a TV program, begun on (11 years ago).
  6. Kao a.k.a. amiloride binding protein 1 (amine oxidase (copper-containing)) is a gene.
    • also known as histaminase, amiloride-sensitive amine oxidase [copper-containing], amiloride-binding protein-1, amiloride binding protein 1, kidney amine oxidase, amiloride-binding protein, diamine oxidase

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Kao

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Google previewResilient Cities 2 (2012)

Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change – Proceedings of the Global Forum 2011 by Konrad Otto-Zimmermann

Kao is a distinguished professor with the Institute of Environmental Engineering at National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, ...

Google previewAdvising California Nonprofit Corporations, 3d ed (2014)

by Jean Magistrale

KAO is a partner in the San Diego and Rancho Santa Fe offices of Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP, and specializes in estate planning, probate and trust administration, charitable giving and nonprofit and tax-exempt ...

Google previewBotanicum Sinicum (1895)

by E. Bretschneider

The larger sort is called kao Hang kiang, the smaller tu jo. In the T'ang period the tu jo was brought as tribute from Hia chou [t\ supra]. Ch., XXV, 9 : — Tu jo. Representation of a Zingi~ hevacea, probably an Alpinia, Ji ||£ Hang kiang is given as ...

Google previewStation Bulletin (1888)

however, where still further reduction of phos- *PaOt; means phosphoric acid: KaO means potash; N means nitrogen. phone acid was made and potash increased, the yield was 9. Plots. Analysis. Yield per acre. •PsOS. K„0 .

Google previewThe Nautical Magazine (1842)

A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs

Kao is a perfect pyramid, about 5,000 feet high. Tofoa has an active volcano at the north end, and is about 2,800 feet high. A remarkable lake is spoken of on Tofoa ; the islanders bring from it numbers of black small pebbles of igneous origin, ...

Google previewMasculinities in a Global Era (2013)

by Joseph Gelfer

com Ying-Chao Kao is an activist scholar, pursuing a doctorate in About the Authors 267.

Google previewJournal of the North China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (1898)

by Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. North China Branch, Shanghai, China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. China Branch, Shanghai Literary and Scientific Society

The larger sort is called kao Hang Many, the smaller tu jo. In the T'ang period the tu jo was brought as tribute from Hia chou [y. supra']. Ch., XXV, 9 : — Tu jo. Representation of a Zingi- beracea, probably an Alpinia, 'JJ j£ Hang kiang is given as ...

Google previewFriendly and Feejee Islands: a Missionary Visit to various stations in the South Seas in 1847. Edited by E. Hoole (1850)

by Walter LAWRY, Elijah HOOLE

Kao is a conical island eight hundred or a thousand feet above the sea: it stands near Tofua, a little to the north. Tradition says, it was thrown out by the gods from the middle of Tofua, where the sheet of water now is. There are few inhabitants, ...

Google previewVery Large Data Bases (2004)

by Mario A. Nascimento

The approximate output Kao is a superset of the exact output Kco. 2. The current ASW answer for each substream in the approximate output satisfies a relaxed version of the range condition R. Specifically, if R is of the form (v,oo), for every key ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Algorithms (2008)

by Ming-Yang Kao

Ming-Yang Kao...

Google previewJapan Encyclopedia (2002)

by Louis Fr?d?ric, Louis-Frédéric

Kao. Era of Emperor Takakura: Apr. 1169-Apr. 1171.SeeNENGO. • Buddhist monk (fourteenth century) and painter of the Muromachi suiboku school. • Monograms derived from signatures and used by many important people to sign private or ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

KAO. 307. mg the influence of the Moon on the Weather. ...

Google previewWorld Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurship (2011)

by Leo Paul Dana

Kao,. Rowland. R. Kao. and. Kenneth. R. Kao. At the 1995 Entrepreneurship Conference held in Shanghai and jointly run by China's Fu- Dan ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2003)

by William J. Frawley

Kao: also called Kau, Ka'u.

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